GEORGE H. ROBERTS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; DAVID I. ABRAMSON, M.D.
In recent years a number of electrocardiograms have been reported possessing a shortened P-R interval and a bizarre, widened QRS complex of the type usually associated with an asynchronous activation of the two ventricles. Such cases have been described by Wilson,1 Wedd,2 Hamburger,3 Pezzi,4 Wolff, Parkinson and White,5 Holzmann and Scherf,6 and Wolferth and Wood.7
The present report is concerned with an electrocardiographic study of a similar case with some further evidence relevant to the underlying mechanism.
A. N., a male, aged 44 years, a patent attorney by occupation, was seen by one of us in September 1932,
ROBERTS GH, ABRAMSON DI. VENTRICULAR COMPLEXES OF THE BUNDLE-BRANCH-BLOCK TYPE ASSOCIATED WITH SHORT P-R INTERVALS1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:983–987. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-7-983
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(7):983-987.
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